First Edition of The Royal Hunt of the Sun; Signed by Peter Shaffer
The Royal Hunt of the Sun.
Item Number: 5491
New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1965.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page, “From Sir Peter Shaffer.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with some toning to the spine.
"High intelligence and bold, imaginative reach ... soaring passages that recall the stage to its lofty enterprise, and a theme of enduring significance" (The New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
"What use, after all is Man, if not to teach God His lessons?"; First Edition of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus; Lengthily Signed by Him and Director Milos Forman
London: Andre Deutsch, 1980.
First edition of the playwright’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Lengthily signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “What use, after all is Man, if not to teach God His lessons?” Peter Shaffer.” Also inscribed by Milos Forman on the half-title page. Forman directed the classic Academy Award-winning film bearing the same name. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Front cover photograph by Nobby Clark.
"The trouble is if you dont spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you": First Edition of Five Finger Exercise; Signed by Peter Shaffer
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Peter Shaffer on the front free endpaper. Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a small chip to the crown of the spine.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
Cambridge: Blackwell, 1991.
Second edition of the economist’s ground breaking work. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author, “Dear Mike: Thank you for your interest and attention. Best Wishes Harry Markowitz.” In near fine condition, without the dust jacket.
First Edition of Golden Rules of Economic Growth; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Edmund Phelps
New York: W.W. Norton & Norton Company, Inc., 1966.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s first book, a collection of twelve essays in mathematical economics. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Edmund Phelps on the title page. Slip for review laid in. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities.